Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Hare, John Hardin chase away North Hardin (09/29)

    Offensively, Anne Hare got off to a sluggish start this season for John Hardin. But as the temperatures have dropped, the sophomore has warmed up.

    Hare continued her offensive onslaught Wednesday, scoring two goals and assisting on another as the Lady Bulldogs wrapped up the 10th District portion of their schedule with a 3-0 win against the host North Hardin Lady Trojans.

    “I don’t really know how to explain it,” Hare said. “I finished two. I wanted more, but that’s all right.”

  • Lincoln Trail sees the state on field trip

    A days-long field trip at Lincoln Trail Elementary School made the entire state its focus.

    Fifth-grade students at Lincoln Trail in Elizabethtown traveled to various parts of the state as part of field trip that is a 37-year tradition at the school.

    The Kentucky field trip took students to Cumberland Falls, Mammoth Cave, Civil War battlefields and other locations as a way to study the history and geography of the state. It took them just across state lines, too.

  • Fire Safety Day designed to educate families

    Area residents can learn more about fire safety and various other ways to protect themselves, their families and their homes on Saturday.

    Fire Safety Day, an annual event put on by Home Depot stores across the nation, takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Home Depot on Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

    Families can get identification information for children, have their weather radios programmed and learn other ways to stay safe.

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  • LaRue County's mesonet station finally off the ground

    After a three-year delay, a real-time weather station, or “mesonet,” has been installed at the LaRue County Environmental Education and Research Center.

  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Radcliff Elementary

    Under Construction appears Thursdays on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Radcliff Elementary School
    Location: 1145 S. Dixie Blvd.
    Project: Major renovation project at the former Radcliff Middle School including work on all classrooms, offices, gymnasium and cafeteria, and to the building’s exterior.
    Scheduled completion date: Late October to mid-November
    Cost: $11 million

  • Expert testifies in Hines hearing

    Hardin Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton heard half of the expert testimony Tuesday in a competency hearing for Joshua N. Hines, an Elizabethtown man accused of killing his neighbor in April.

    Hines, 24, is charged with murder in the shooting death of his neighbor, Toni M. Ballard, at her 6932 Bardstown Road home, according to Kentucky State Police. Investigators arrived after Hines called 911, informing police he shot his neighbor and might have killed her.

  • Motherhood & More: Three-year-old phase makes for some rough times

    Man. Three-year-olds. Three. Year. Olds.

    I’m guessing that anyone who has had or currently has a 3-year-old knows what I’m referring to and I can close up shop without elaborating.

    But for those of you who do not understand, let me explain.

  • Habitat's Mega Build upgrades community

    ISSUE: Habitat for Humanity's Mega Build 
    OUR VIEW: Project improves quality of life 

    Col. Samuel Haycraft is credited in Elizabethtown history as being one of three early settlers in the area. Along with Capt. Thomas Helm and Col. Andrew Hynes, Haycraft is recorded to have built three blockhouse stockades in 1779 as protective shelter and defense against the Native Americans that weren’t particularly happy to share the local wilderness with these newcomers.

  • 313 work to close road in Meade County

    Motorists in Meade County will face a road closure beginning Monday as part of the Ky. 313 extension.

    Woodland Drive in the Flaherty area will be closed near the Ky 144 intersection to through traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Traffic may detour via Ky. 1816 or Shircliffe Road to Ky. 2726 and back onto Woodland Drive.

    The closure will last two weeks with the road reopening by 7 a.m. Oct. 17.